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HIV Subtype D Is Associated with Dementia, Compared with Subtype A, in Immunosuppressed Individuals at Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Kampala, Uganda
(Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2009)
Background. In the United States, clade B is the predominant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) subtype, whereas in sub-Saharan Africa, clades A, C, and D are the predominant subtypes. HIV subtype may have an impact on ...
Psychiatric disorders among the elderly on non-psychiatric wards in an African setting
(International Psychogeriatrics, 2007)
Background: The elderly are vulnerable to illness and particularly to psychiatric illness. Many mentally ill elderly patients end up on non-psychiatric wards owing to somatization of their illnesses. Even for these ...
Second assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa
(Informa Healthcare, 2008)
In July of 2006, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Center for Mental Health Research on AIDS (CMHRA) sponsored the second conference on the Assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa, which was held in Arusha, ...
A comparison of the behavioral and emotional disorders of primary school-going orphans and non-orphans in Uganda
(African Health Sciences, 2007)
Background: This study investigated the emotional and behavioral problems of orphans in Rakai District, Uganda, and to suggest interventions. Studies, elsewhere, have shown orphans to have high levels of psychological ...
Reliability of the Luganda version of the Child Behaviour Checklist in measuring behavioural problems after cerebral malaria
(BioMed Central, 2009-12-08)
Background: No measure of childhood behaviour has been validated in Uganda despite the documented risks to behaviour. Cerebral malaria in children poses a great risk to their behaviour, however behavioural outcomes after ...